Posted on August 20, 2012 · Posted in Aviation News, Pilots & Everyone Else
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He survived the daily dangers of being a pilot in the Second World War and even risked his life on a clandestine operation in the Soviet Union.

Now aged 91, and seven decades on from his wartime exploits, Eric Carter has taken to the skies again at the controls of a rare two-seater Spitfire.

Earlier this year, museum officials denied Mr Carter the chance even to sit in the cockpit of a Spitfire because of health and safety rules.

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